Solar projects create energy, jobs

Solar farms planned by both the Cowessess and Starblanket First Nations are expected to supply power to more than 2,400 homes over the next...

Farmers’ market moving in 2020

Town grants approval for Rexentre location The Fort Qu'Appelle Farmers’ Market in will move next year. A plan to develop the downtown Starblanket urban reserve property...

Agreements, leases up for debate

The Treaty Four Holding Corporation has asked to review its 20-year-old Municipal Services Agreement with the Town of Fort Qu’Appelle. Under the Indian Act, First Nations are...

Virag sworn in as Lebret’s mayor

Lloyd Virag was sworn in May 28 as mayor of Lebret. Virag had been acting mayor since Ralph Blondeau stepped down in January. He was...

Art can connect us all

Holly Yuzicapi, whose traditional Lakota name is Isin Wanica Win (Generous Woman), led a workshop in the Fort on May 27 in which those taking part...

Fort cadet in Australia

Last month, Cadet Paige Rieck from Fort Qu’Appelle was in Australia for two weeks as part of an annual sea cadet international exchange program....

New Fort Museum exhibit dedicated to former teacher

The recently refurbished Fort Qu’Appelle Museum opened for another season last weekend with a new exhibition space dedicated to Lynn Anderson, who was head...

Becky’s Place sees dream live on

Before her untimely death in 2004, Becky Desnomie always wanted to open her own arts and craft shop. “She always was the artsy one in...

Arts festival offers enviro conversation

As part of the kickoff to the 25th anniversary of the Midsummer’s Art Festival in August, the festival’s planning committee is holding a series...

Farmers’ market serves it fresh

Colleen Miller was up at 4:30 a.m. last Saturday to make sure everything was ready to roll for the opening of another season of...

Provincial News

Measles case confirmed in Yorkton

The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) has confirmed a case of measles in Yorkton, Saskatchewan in a returning traveler who had recently flown into the...